There are 9 ways to get from London to Frankfurt am Main by train, car, car train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Est
  2. Ice

$130 - $291

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. N815

$40 - $60

7 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Tgv / ...
  2. Tgv / ...
  3. Ice

$407 - $505

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 15 min

$112 - $165

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 25 min

$122 - $180

Fly from London City  •  4 h 5 min

  1. LCY - FRA

$100 - $371

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4 h 13 min

  1. LHR - FRA

$98 - $324

Fly from London Stansted  •  4 h 44 min

  1. STN - FRA

$67 - $252

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. BHX - FRA

$147 - $357

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Frankfurt am Main is 638 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 13 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs £70 - £280.

No, there is no direct train from London to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Frankfurt. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from London to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

What companies run services between London, England and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from London to Frankfurt am Main via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Bruxelles Midi in around 6 h 6 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CZ operates a bus from London to Frankfurt am Main twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min. FlixBus also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$160 - $240
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$66 - $69
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$14 - $60
Premier
$35 - $65
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$24 - $40
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$28 - $33
1st Class
$35 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lille to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$56
High
$59
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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